• FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (NC, USA) 
  • HOT SPRINGS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (ARK, USA) 
  • BRUSSELS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (BELGIUM) 
  • GUANAJUATO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (MEXICO) 
  • DHAKA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (BANGLADESH) 
  • NANTUCKET INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (MASS, USA) 
  • BILBAO INT'L DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (SPAIN) 
  • SHORTS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (NYC, USA) 
  • TEHRAN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (IRAN)
  • MOSTRA DE VIDEO INDEPENDENT (BARCELONA, SPAIN)
  • CLERMONT-FERRAND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (FRANCE)
  • TAOS TALKING PICTURE FESTIVAL (NM)
  • OBERHAUSEN INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (GERMANY)
  • CHARLOTTE FILM FESTIVAL (NC)
  • INT'L FREETHOUGHT FILM FESTIVAL (ORLANDO, FL)
  • 26TH STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS, 
    ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE
    ​ARTS & SCIENCES                            
    GOLD MEDAL
  • INT'L DOCUMENTARY FILMFESTIVAL - AMSTERDAM                                     First Appearance Award,                New  Director's Showcase

  • CANNES INT'L FILM FESTIVAL       EXCELLENCE IN FILM, KODAK EMERGING FILMMAKER SHOWCASE

  • TIBURON INT'L FILM FESTIVAL                 ORSON WELLES AWARD
  • IFC2000 STUDENT FILM COMPETITION 
  • CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARDS 
  • GREAT PLAINS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 
  • NO DANCE FILM & MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL ​
  • COLUMBUS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL

Awards

Our Founder

JOHN SHOENFELT

Executive Producer 

John Shoenfelt is an award-winning producer, with a BFA in Filmmaking/Screenwriting from University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He assisted Hollywood producer David Lancaster in making films for HBO, Disney and Encore, and has worked on numerous commercials, music videos and films. John spent a decade as a private investigator for the top intellectual property attorneys in the country, directing and managing client projects nationally and around the globe. He is currently producing a feature documentary and developing other television and motion picture projects.

RACHEL BAER

Producer 

With over fifteen years of national producing experience, Rachel has produced documentary-style shows for public television, Discovery Health, the Travel Channel and The Dr. Phil Show.  She also produced series for HGTV including hit shows such as Curb Appeal, Get it Sold and Real Estate Intervention.  Since moving to the Triangle, she's produced a range of videos for corporate and nonprofit clients in the health and medical fields. 

  • Founder, Summer Video Institute at Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies
  • Instructor - Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies, advanced video courses for both in-class and remote students, including “Directing The Documentary”, “The Documentary Film Tradition”, “Anytown USA”, “Final Project Seminar”
  • Guest Speaker, Sunshine Week Press Freedom Summit, National Press Club, Washington, DC
  • Guest Lecturer, Seminar at Let's All Be Free Festival, "Telling Your Story - Fulfilling Your Vision In Motion Pictures", London, England
  • Instructor, Wofford College, interim semester course, “Advanced Non-fiction Video Production Seminar” 
  • Guest Lecturer, N.C. Association of Government Information Officers, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Guest Lecturer, Durham Technical Community College, Durham, N.C.
  • Instructor, Summer Session, University of North Carolina School of the Arts - School of Filmmaking, Winston-Salem, N.C.

  • INDEPENDENT FILM CHANNEL 
  • BRAVO NETWORK 
  • CANAL PLUS- FRANCE 
  • TELEWIZKA - POLSKA 
  • SKS - SOUTH KOREA 
  • MTV2 
  • PBS 
  • UNC-TV, NC PUBLIC BROADCASTING

broadcasts

WE TELL STORIES. EVERY PERSON AND ORGANIZATION HAS A STORY, and we believe in the power of film to speak to your audience. We offer a unique and customized experience for each and every client.


From script to screen, no project is too large or small. You have a vision?  We have you covered. 

Our TEAM

RANDOLPH BENSON

Producer Director Cinematographer Editor 

Randolph Benson's work has garnered numerous awards, most notably an Academy Award for Best Student Documentary at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Academy Awards. Benson received an Eastman Kodak Excellence in Filmmaking Award at the Cannes Film Festival and a First Appearance Award at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. He has been an instructor of film and video at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University for over a decade, and he serves on Award Juries at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (Durham, NC, USA), the Boone (NC) Film Festival and the Let’s All Be Free Film Festival (London, UK). Benson also serves on the Executive Board of the Center for Deep Policy Research.